You know good old Father Walt can be counted on when the chips are
down and everybody else is throwing around the oblique metaphors.
Put him together with Issa and you've got a couple of good traveling
To the States
To the States or any one of them, or any city of the States, Resist
----much, obey little,
Once unquestioning obedience, once fully enslaved,
Once fully enslaved, no nation, state, city of this earth, ever
----afterward resumes its liberty.Walt WhitmanThis morning while listening to some Charlie Parker I ran across some
Hurry into mist
a bird set freeIssa
translated by David Lanoue
solid razzmatazz from William Carlos Williams. These two poems are
perfect examples of why a great deal of poetry must be heard (many
thanks to PennSound). Who knew what a spit fire the diminutive
The Defective Record
Shoot It, Jimmy!
And who can't hear that beautiful Bird trilling "Go, Go, Go ...."?
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